J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso), a former Marine from southern Ohio and current
Yale Law student, is on the verge of landing his dream job when a family
crisis forces him to return to the home he’s tried to forget. J.D. must
navigate the complex dynamics of his Appalachian family, including his
volatile relationship with his mother Bev (Amy Adams), who’s struggling
with addiction. Fueled by memories of his grandmother Mamaw (Glenn Close),
the resilient and whip-smart woman who raised him, J.D. comes to embrace
his family’s indelible imprint on his own personal journey.